middle east

Halt annexation of Palestinian land

August 2020

Steadfast indigenous resistance and a decade of militant organizing by BDS has hugely heightened world support for Palestinian rights. Israel’s July 1 annexation was therefore halted, for now.

Lebanon: An Arab Spring resurgence

April 2020

Lebanon’s five-month uprising against corrupt government, banks and, notably, religious sectarianism is a beacon of hope to other rebellions in the region.